Happy Worship Wednesday! It’s Worship Wednesday over on my From Ashes to Beauty blog—you can sign up there to receive my blogs in your email inbox. Each Wednesday I pick my favorite worship song of the week to help
“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply,” says Steven R. Covey (The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People). Every deep and meaningful relationship requires individuals who listen. In today’s
How essential is hope? Survivors of the Auschwitz Holocaust say the only thing that pulled them through horrific years of torture and captivity in the German concentration camps was to hold on to hope. Our Christian hope is linked
“Mechanical problems,” the pilot announced over the public service address system. We’d already boarded and seated on the plane an hour. My flight was already one hour late; I knew I would miss my connection. The reality of my circumstances
Have you been frustrated about not finishing a project? Have you ever said things such as “Time is running out” or “Time is against me” or “Time is not my friend”? Each of us has the same twenty-four hours
Armor up! When we pray scripture, we are doing battle God’s way. When we obediently put on our ‘spiritual armor’ and fight the battle, we stand firm in the authority of Christ. The truth is, we are “more than
On Monday, we focused on Martin Luther King Jr.,’s attention to prayer, so I thought I’d share this prayer guide.
I am coordinating the Kern Leadership Alliance’s prayer guide for the more than 60 churches who pray daily each month
For many of us, today is a national holiday. What’s the big deal? It’s Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. This might be somewhat irritating; banks are closed and mail is not delivered—even our garbage men have the day off.